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Tuition & Fees

$6,008

$1,008

not including room and board

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Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,645
Declined + 5,958
Total Received 11,603
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undergraduateRatios

54%

46%

male

female

1  :  19

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/management/marketing/related Support Services
  2. Education
  3. Public Administration/social Service Professions
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School Facts

Brigham Young, founded in 1875, is a church-affiliated university of liberal arts and sciences. Its 638-acre campus is located in Provo, 45 miles south of Salt Lake City.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 31,123
Established in 1875
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Mormon
Accredited by •  AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

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Codes

SAT 4019
ACT 4266

Social Networks

Private (nonprofit)

27,765

undergraduate students

3,358

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
20%
600-699
45%
500-599
28%
400-499
7%
700-800
20%
600-699
48%
500-599
27%
400-499
5%
700-800
13%
600-699
44%
500-599
34%
400-499
8%
300-399
1%
30-36
52%
24-29
38%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
30-36
29%
24-29
60%
18-23
10%
12-17
1%
30-36
37%
24-29
54%
18-23
9%
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Fun Facts

  • The "sibling rivalry" noted between Brigham Young University -- Provo and the University of Utah is surprisingly accurate--Brigham Young is their "father," having ostensibly founded them both.

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Provo, UT

638-acre campus in Provo (population: 115,919), 45 miles from Salt Lake City. Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Salt Lake City. Public transportation serves campus.

Brigham Young University — Provo
1 University Hill
Provo, UT 84602

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
19%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
79%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
54%
Top 1/4
85%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
20%
600-699
45%
500-599
28%
400-499
7%
700-800
20%
600-699
48%
500-599
27%
400-499
5%
700-800
13%
600-699
44%
500-599
34%
400-499
8%
300-399
1%
30-36
52%
24-29
38%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
30-36
29%
24-29
60%
18-23
10%
12-17
1%
30-36
37%
24-29
54%
18-23
9%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
February 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,645
Declined + 5,958
Total Received 11,603

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Considered

Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank

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Admissions Contact

Kirk Strong
Director of Admissions
P: 801 422-2507
F: 801 422-0005
admissions@byu.edu

Cost

Tuition $5,000
Room & board $7,960
Books & supplies $1,008
Total $13,968
Average Financial Aid - $7,082
Total with Avg. Aid $6,886

Financial Aid

34%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$7,082

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $47,115,875
State $229,710
Institutional $6,859,839
Other external
Total $54,205,424

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $44,385,368
Other external $8,811,220
Total $53,196,588

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
gymnastics
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Mascot
Cougars
School colors
blue, white, and tan

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Acting
Actuarial Science
American Studies
Ancient Near Eastern Studies
Animation
Anthropology
Anthropology/Sociocultural
Applied Physics
Art Education
Art History
Art History/Curatorial Studies
Asian Studies
Audiology/Speech/Language Pathology
Bio-Agribusiness Management
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biology
Biology/Teaching
Biophysics
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Classical Studies
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Psychology
Communication Disorders
Communications
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Management
Counseling Psychology
Dance
Dance Education
Dietetics
Early Childhood Education
Earth/Space Science Education
Economics
Education Leadership
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary Education
English
English Education
English Language
Environmental Soil Science
Exercise Science
Facilities Management
Family History/Genealogy
Family/Consumer Education
Food Industry Management
Food Science
French
French Teacher Education
General Studies
Genetics/Biotechnology
Geographic Information Systems
Geography
Geography Teaching
Geology
German
German Teacher Education
Graphic Design
History
History Teaching
Home/Family Life
Humanities
Illustration
Industrial Design
Information Systems
Information Systems Management
Information Technology
Instructional Psychology/Technology
Integrative Biology
International Industrial Design
International Relations
Italian
Japanese
Jazz Studies
Korean
Landscape Management
Latin American Studies
Latin Teaching
Law
Linguistics
Management
Marriage/Family Therapy
Marriage/Family/Human Development
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Media Arts Studies
Media Music Studies
Microbiology
Middle East Studies/Arabic
Molecular Biology
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Performance
Music/Dance/Theatre
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nutrition Science
Nutritional Science
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Science
Physics
Physics Teaching
Physics/Astronomy
Physiology/Developmental Biology
Plant Biology
Plant/Wildlife Sciences
Political Science
Portuguese
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Health Education
Public Policy
Reading Education
Recreation Management
Recreation Management/Youth Leadership
Religious Education
Russian
Scouting Education
Social Science Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Sound Recording Technology
Spanish
Spanish Teaching
Spanish Translation
Special Education
Statistics
Studio Art
TESOL
Teacher Education
Teaching
Technology
Technology Teacher Education
Theatre
Theatre Arts Education
Theatre Arts Studies
Theatre/Media Arts
Urban/Rural/Environmental Planning
Visual Art
Wildlife/Wildlands Conservation
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Undergraduate

89%

27,765
students

Female
46%
12,808

Male
54%
14,957

Graduate

11%

3,358
students

Female
40%
1,336

Male
60%
2,022

undergraduateFull-time

90%

25,084
students

Female
47%
11,549

Male
53%
13,535

undergraduatePart-time

10%

2,681
students

Female
47%
1,259

Male
53%
1,422

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

41%

Transfer applicants accepted

79%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

97%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
Mexico
Nepal
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Travis Blackwelder
Director of International Admissions
801 422-4457
intladm@byu.edu

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